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Address: Northern Aruba, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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Description: One of Aruba's most famous landmarks, the California lighthouse is known...
One of Aruba's most famous landmarks, the California lighthouse is known for its spectacular views of the island.
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If you have never been here, you need to go to experience the beautiful sunset and wonderful view of the island. Sit outside on the terrace that is candlelight and very romantic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

If you have never been here, you need to go to experience the beautiful sunset and wonderful view of the island. Sit outside on the terrace that is candlelight and very romantic. The food is not the best I have ever had but it is very good.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Ehm.. Yes we rented a jeep and this was the first place we went to.. Check.. just a lighthouse, moving on.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Just visited last week. What a beautiful place. You cannot go inside but what a view of the island from the front of this rustic neat part of history. Makes a good backdrop for pictures. There is even a truck selling food and a restaurant just in front of the lighthouse. It is a little dusty but well worth a... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 711 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We were taken to the California Lighthouse as a stop on our Jeep tour. This lighthouse was named for the steamship California, which wrecked nearby on September 23, 1891. There was not much to do in the area, other than look at it, take some photos, and maybe buy a drink or snack from some of the street vendors. The... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The lighthouse is closed because is been remodeling. Its a great view and the other thing is a car which sells "cocada" and coconut water. Try it!

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Brea, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

One of the "must see" things in Aruba, the view of the Island from there is good. Also, within a few feet there is a good restaurant for sea food and drinks.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

It is one of the landmarks in Aruba and it was one of those touristy things to do. Not much around it, some vendors and a restaurant that has some great views. It wasn't open when we visited b/c they are doing some maintenance. Great views and great pics can be taken from where this is located.

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Arlington, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We drove up to the lighthouse the day we rented a jeep. The view was nice, but the lighthouse itself was not in great shape, and you couldn't go up.

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Long Island, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

There is not much to see here. The lighthouse is prettier from a distance as it is currently closed for repairs. I would imagine the views from the top of the lighthouse are spectacular. The view from the top of the hill was pretty awesome. The area surrounding the lighthouse is pretty desolate, but there is a restaurant that looks... More 

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Howland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The lighthouse is at the tip of the island. We went and watched the sun go down. It was beautiful and amazing. The sun descends so quickly that it sets within minutes. You can look out over the island from the lighthouse and the view is beautiful.

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